GOODWIN, Henry

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Institute of Historical Research

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Margaret Pelling, Frances White

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2004

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'GOODWIN, Henry', Physicians and Irregular Medical Practitioners in London 1550-1640: Database (2004). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=17480 Date accessed: 18 April 2014. Add to my bookshelf


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Henry GOODWIN

Biography

NameHenry GOODWIN
GenderMale
Primary occupationmedical surgeon (Surgeon. BSC 1600-08. Sorcerer/wizard. Physician)
Period of medical practice1590-1617
AddressCrooked Lane 1600
Other notesAccused 1600. Let off 1601. Imprisoned 1602. Banned BSC 1605. No-show 1607.

Known London address

Crooked Lane
ParishSt Michael Crooked Lane (Candlewick Street)
WardCandlewick Street
Date1600

Censorial hearings

7 March 1600
EntryFrancis Thompson complained against G, alias Wizard, of Crooked Lane.
Initiator of the complaintperson unconnected with the patient or the case
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenG to appear.
Number of crimes1
2 May 1600
EntryG appeared to answer objections against him.
Action taken?
7 Nov 1600
EntryGoodwin of Crooked Lane [among others] was to be summoned to the next Comitia.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action takenTo be summoned to the next Comitia.
9 Jan 1601
EntryG appeared with witnesses to prove that he had healed many people. He denied practising medicine, though he admitted giving gruel, ointments and mint water as a mild purge. College found him to be a member of the lower classes and very needy, so they did not punish him.
Attitude of the accuseddenied
Action takenForbidden to practise and dismissed.
Verdictguilty
SentenceForbidden to practise
19 Feb 1602
EntryG confessed that he had frequently prescribed 'a purgative diet'.
Attitude of the accusedconfessed
Action takenImprisoned.
Verdictguilty
SentenceImprisoned
4 Dec 1607
EntryGodwin was summoned but did not appear: this was the first time that he had been summoned.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
5 Feb 1608
EntryGoodwin, summoned for the third time, failed to appear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
19 Feb 1608
EntryGodwin ['Goodwin' in the margin] had been summoned for this day, but did not appear.
Attitude of the accusedabsent
Action taken?
Verdictcase not completed


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